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Tamarindo Backpackers

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West of Supermarket 2001, turn left at Kahiki then 2nd road on the right at the end of the cul-de-sac, Tamarindo, Guanacaste 50309, Costa Rica, Tamarindo 50309 Costa Rica See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 5 days ago

STAFF: super friendly and helpful and will help you find the best way to live it up in Tamarindo through the best and cheapest tours, surf rentals and surf spots, beautiful nature spots and sunset viewpoints, and most importantly the best places to eat! LOCATION:...More

Thank WilliamGlausi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed over a week to surf and chill. Staff were absolutely fantastic in helping me reach those goals, in particular, Jackie and Jona who showed me around, recommended great places to eat and places to rent boards, always approachable and welcoming. The vibe of the...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Super friendly staff, decent kitchen. Unbeatable atmosphere. Easily the best value in town. A bit of a walk from town, but very clean. Staff feels like family. Showers beds kitchen directions. Pura Vida

Thank Forrest L
Reviewed 12 June 2018

I spent a total of two weeks there, on two separate occasions. The hostel itself is located partially away from the town, rendering itself in a quiet location that allows for a good level of privacy and peace. The moment I arrived the third day,...More

Thank Eric J
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Tamarindo Backpackers is a fun place, staff is really friendly, nice clean pool, great location away from the noise of Tamarindo but an easy walk to town and the beach. A bunch of hostels that I stayed in in the past were dirty and really...More

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Tamarindo Backpackers is a boutique beach hostel. Anne the owner works very hard to improve the hostel on a daily basis. Tamarindo Backpackers is a small, friendly place to stay just minutes from the beach. More Get to know fellow travelers in the communal kitchen or chilling by the pool. Its a super friendly and fun atmosphere. We are the Lonely Planet Guide recommended hostel in Tamarindo for several years running! Here's what Lonely Planet has to say about us: "Our favorite hostel in Tamarindo, this intimate, all-star backpacker spot, in a gorgeous yellow hacienda is big enough to make new friends . . . small enough to feel more like home. The common kitchen area has a large, full-stocked shared Kitchen, cable TV and FREE coffee. Dorm and private rooms are clean and comfy. Outside, you will find lovely tropical gardens, small pool and hammocks, all surrounded by woods where you'll hear howler monkeys every morning".- By Lonely Planet 2011. The author's choice from ALL hostels in Tamarindo. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$ 19 - US$ 54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$ 19 - US$ 54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
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"Every room is very accommodating, with very clean dorms, private rooms, and kitchen. The pool is the..."
ericjQ7610QU
12 Jun 2018
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"Get a private room!"
Romeza
10 Jun 2018
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"Room 4 has a private bathroom that is huge and awesome."
DevoBab
23 Oct 2017
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"All of the rooms are amazing, and the communal bathrooms are always clean so it's not necessary to get..."
Patriciodlp
8 Sep 2017
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